I've been thinking and praying for a while about New Year's goals and resolutions. I've never done too well with specific goals. I tend to break my resolutions by January 6 and then say the heck with it for the rest of the year. This year I've decided to try a broader approach in hopes that I will reach my goal. I've decided to choose a word for the year. Something to focus everything around like a theme. The word I've chosen for 2013 is abide.
Webster's defines abide as:
Definition of ABIDEtransitive verb
1: to wait for : await2a : to endure without yielding : withstand
b : to bear patiently : tolerate <cannot abide such bigots>3: to accept without objection <will abide your decision>intransitive verb
1: to remain stable or fixed in a state2: to continue in a place : sojournWhy have I chosen abide for my word of 2013? The verse that occurred to me as I was choosing this word is John 15:5-9;